[coreboot] SELF/ELF/LAR

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Apr 16 20:55:37 CEST 2008

>> I like the current ability to compress payload segments based on the 
>> best
>> compression for that segment.  It seems like we lose that if we put 
>> ELF
>> files (or a simple alternative) into the LAR without parsing them.
> I totaly agree - and SELF reflects that behavior without the additional
> LAR segments.  I'm not even sure if Segher is promoting just tossing it
> into the LAR without parsing, but I don't want to put words in his 
> mouth.

I'm promoting putting a payload file into the LAR as one file, yes.

If you want the compression stuff to know about ELF (or whatever)
segments, make the compression stuff know about it -- not the LAR.


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